Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 10, 2014

5:07 AFTERNOON UPDATE: Housing Authority of Glasgow receives HUD funding

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

LOUISVILLE —

The Housing Authority of Glasgow is one of six public housing authorities statewide to share more than $328,000 in federal funding to promote family self-suffiency, according to a news release Friday from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Housing Authority of Glasgow was awarded $42,904.

The money is to be used to help public housing residents gain access to education, job training and employment, according to the release.

HUD's Public Housing and Family Self-Sufficiency Program helps public housing authorities across the country to hire or retain more than 300 program coordinators who will work directly with families to connect them to the supportive services that meet their individual needs and to become gainfully employed, the press release stated.

Other public housing authorities that received award are: Housing Authority of Bowling Green, $47,740; Housing Authority of Covington, $69,000; Housing Authority of Floyd County, $46,295; Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority, $54,000; and Louisville Metro Housing Authority, $69,000.